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Re: Publicly-readable list for only DDs and DMs to post to

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 05:19:21PM +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> I'm sorry to be so negative, but I'm afraid I have to say that I
> object to the suggestion of creating a members-only mailing list. It
> creates another barrier to participation in Debian at a time when we
> should be tearing them down.
> The solution to low signal to noise ratios on our "big" lists (-devel,
> -project, -vote) can't be creating more and more lists. We should
> improve the ratio instead by using working techniques. Let's not
> forget that it isn't always non-members who bring down the ratio.

I fully agree.

(And I very well remember Debian members poisoning Debian lists.)


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